Ilmor 5500GDI

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Inboard Marine AND YOU THOUGHT BOATING COULDN'T GET ANY BETTER.

 
~ Winner of the 2017 National Marine Manufacturers Association Innovation Award ~  
 
 
Indy-winning engineering and outstanding performance combine to power the 2017MY Ilmor Inboard Marine series. Ideal for competitive water sports and recreational boating of all kinds, these engines are built to the same exacting engineering standards as our world-renowned high-performance engines. They deliver the highest levels of performance AND reliability, so you spend less time in the service center and more time on the water.
 

Introducing Ilmor’s new 2017 marine engine line, featuring:

  • GASOLINE DIRECT INJECTION
    The all new GDI engine class features a sophisticated and precise fuel injection technology that allows Ilmor engines to make more power with less fuel.*
  • ADVANCED TEMPERATURE CONTROL
    Revolutionary Thermal Command Center (TCC) system simplifies and monitors water flow to prevent engine overheat conditions and reduce service issues.*
  • EASY ACCESS TO FUSES
    Solid state ePDM lets you conveniently view and reset blown fuses right from your dashboard.
  • EMISSION REDUCTION
    All models meet US EPA, CARB and EU-RCD standards. Our GDI class is the only 5-star emissions rated gasoline marine engine in the world – without compromising on power.
  • CORROSION PROTECTION
    Our hard anodizing and sealing process offers the highest level of defense against harsh elements.*
  • LONGER LIFESPAN
    100% closed cooled engine technology provides both superior temperature control and protection of engine components for a longer life expectancy.*
  • EASY TO SERVICE
    Redesigned maintenance touch-points shorten the time required to complete regular service.
  • QUIETER
    Uniquely designed exhaust system, including new “I-pipes”, reduce noise and vibration.*
  • SMOOTHER RIDE
    Responsive transmission provides a smooth shift experience, enhanced by high quality lubricants that reduce gear noise.
  • SOPHISTICATED LOOK Minimized engine clutter for a clean, high-end, luxury appearance.

*GDI Class Only

Service and Warranty

Ilmor Inboard Marine engines come standard with a limited warranty. For all Inboard Marine or MV8 service questions, contact your MasterCraft dealer or Ilmor Marine, LLC at 844.GO.ILMOR (464-5667).

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Meet Team Ilmor

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  • Harley Clifford

    Wakeboarding

    Although he's one of the younger athletes on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour, Harley Clifford can always be found at or near the top of the podium. Harley's MasterCraft is powered by an Ilmor MV8 7.4L OPS.

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